Continent: Near-East Asia
Distribution: East shore of Caspian Sea in Turkmenistan eastward to E Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, E Turkmenistan N Iran, Afghanistan, W Pakistan, W China (Xinjiang through Gansu to W Nei Mongol = Inner Mongolia and Ningxia), S Mongolia  speciosus: Pakistan (KHAN 2002, pers. comm.); Tajikistan (Vakhsh River valley);
Type locality: “Eastern Bukhara” (Vakhsh River valley in Tajikistan)  
Type locality: Tataria 
Type locality: coast of the Aral Sea (fide KHALIKOV, pers. comm.)
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Life History and Behavior

Life Expectancy

Lifespan, longevity, and ageing

Maximum longevity: 24 years (captivity)
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Eryx tataricus

Eryx tataricus, known commonly as the Tartar sand boa, is a species of snake in the Boidae family.[1][2] It is found throughout the Middle and Far East.


  1. ^ "Eryx". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved August 16, 2010. 
  2. ^ McDiarmid, Roy W., Jonathan A. Campbell, and T'Shaka A. Touré. 1999. Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, Volume 1. Washington, District of Columbia: Herpetologists' League. xi + 511 pp.

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